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Board: Pain Management 09-02-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,146
Posted By Ilovemycutedog
Re: Hurts to walk on right leg afer recent car accident

Toloud, please don't apologize for anything! I was just expressing my own opinion just like you were:) I just had a friend who had a situation like this back in our 20's so wanted to share the...
Board: Pain Management 08-31-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,883
Posted By Ilovemycutedog
Re: Terrified!!!! (Epidural Steroid Injection)

As others have mentioned, try not to be scared...it's a very easy and quick process! Just make sure you have someone who will be driving you if you take the Valium beforehand.....There shouldn't be...
Board: Pain Management 08-31-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,146
Posted By Ilovemycutedog
Re: Hurts to walk on right leg afer recent car accident

As others have said, it's a blessing you weren't hurt more seriously!!

I'm not sure what a lawyer would do in this situation? You are over the age of 18 and made the decision to get in a vehicle...
Board: Pain Management 06-22-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 666
Posted By Ilovemycutedog
Re: New Member With IC-Med And Vacation Question

No worries at all Lotty, thank you for the sweet compliment. I wanted to make that extra post more so because I can be "matter-of-fact" sometimes and be hard to come across the right way online so...
Board: Pain Management 06-21-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 666
Posted By Ilovemycutedog
Re: New Member With IC-Med And Vacation Question

Sorry if I came across the wrong way in how I worded my post. I should have said, "from everything I have researched, it seems to be illegal to mail prescriptions unless it's from Pharmacy to...
Board: Pain Management 06-20-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 666
Posted By Ilovemycutedog
Re: New Member With IC-Med And Vacation Question

It is definitely illegal to mail any prescriptions. They can only be mailed by DEA registered entities as I remember a member asking this a few months ago and I looked it up.

I agree that talking...
Board: Pain Management 01-04-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 476
Posted By Ilovemycutedog
Re: First post ever, need advice

Hi there, welcome to the boards..Sorry to hear of your pain issues...May I ask what are the specifics/diagnosis of your pain?

Soma has been proven to be an addicting medication like opiates so...
Board: Pain Management 11-21-2013, 12:08 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,627
Posted By Ilovemycutedog
Re: Paper script vs what the bottle said

I think we all can relate. One other suggestion for the future is really trying to befriend the Pharmacist and techs. I have gone to the same Pharmacy for almost 12 years now and even though I moved...
Board: Pain Management 11-21-2013, 11:45 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,627
Posted By Ilovemycutedog
Re: Paper script vs what the bottle said

I would contact your Dr. as most prescriptions are now computerized and then printed out so your Dr. would have record of whether they put "refills" and the amount of them and be able to speak with...
Board: Pain Management 04-27-2013, 04:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,047
Posted By Ilovemycutedog
Re: Stolen pain med's- what do I do?

Sorry to hear about this situation...

I am a bit confused on how often your dosage is for the long acting meds? Is it every 8 or 12 hours?

You say that you brought the bottle with you thinking...
Board: Pain Management 03-21-2013, 06:50 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,893
Posted By Ilovemycutedog
Re: Stollen pain med's- what do I do?

I am not saying to lie in any way shape or form. If they do a urine test or pill count that day then they need to tell them what happened and they have been without meds since then. But because this...
Board: Pain Management 03-20-2013, 04:29 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,893
Posted By Ilovemycutedog
Re: Stollen pain med's- what do I do?

I agree...I would not bring this up and just push through until Friday...Since you've already made it this far...it's only another day.

Otherwise they are going to lose all trust in you as they...
Board: Pain Management 03-14-2013, 04:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 658
Posted By Ilovemycutedog
Re: Urine tests

It all depends on the type of test how detailed it can be.

I agree with others in that they are looking for both illegal meds as well as whether you are taking your meds as prescribed.

They...
Board: Pain Management 03-14-2013, 08:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 736
Posted By Ilovemycutedog
Re: Question about muscle relaxers

I think you'll get varying thoughts on this subject but I personally never recommend asking outright for a medication.

I just keep a daily journal and discuss with my Dr. what things I can and...
Board: Pain Management 03-13-2013, 08:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 819
Posted By Ilovemycutedog
Re: Need advice - plz help - switch from oxycontin?

Hi there

I guess we are trying to figure out why you don't like being on the Oxycontin. You are using ambiguous terms like "taking over your body" or wanting something that is "safer".

Could...
Board: Pain Management 03-13-2013, 08:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 736
Posted By Ilovemycutedog
Re: Question about muscle relaxers

The issue with Soma these days is Drs. are more reluctant to prescribe this anymore due to the addictive qualities for this particular muscle relaxer.

Now, I am NOT saying you were addicted in any...
Board: Spinal Cord Disorders 02-21-2013, 05:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,638
Posted By Ilovemycutedog
Re: Pseudoarthrosis at C6/C7 : Ant. or Pos. revision?

Hi there...

I have never heard of those high statistics with having issues with a revision surgery.

One of the things that I STRONGLY recommend though is that if you do anymore cervical...
Board: Pain Management 02-12-2013, 04:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 479
Posted By Ilovemycutedog
Re: Interaction with the Fentanyl Patch

I would contact your Pharmacist and/or your Dr. and see if they know the answer . I don't know the ingredients in the AS medication but usually those meds will have something listed on the back about...
Board: Pain Management 02-12-2013, 04:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,841
Posted By Ilovemycutedog
Re: My Pain Management nurse mad a huge mistake and I don't know what to do

Hi Maycee,

If you look back at the bottom of page 1, you will find Luvinmusiq's response to what happened as it all went well:)
Board: Pain Management 02-12-2013, 04:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 972
Posted By Ilovemycutedog
Re: What's the difference??

I'm not sure how long you took the MSContin but most of the time the side effects of meds will go away after a month or so.

I made the switch from OxyContin to MSContin years ago when the generic...
Board: Pain Management 01-24-2013, 02:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,956
Posted By Ilovemycutedog
Re: Generic Opana ER ?

The 20% in regards to generics is with the inactive ingredient. The main one (active ingredient) has to be the same in all ways. This is by law as there are people who are on blood pressure meds,...
Board: Arachnoiditis 01-24-2013, 11:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,538
Posted By Ilovemycutedog
Re: Pain management doctor retired after 10 years

Hi there...

I am sorry to hear of your situation...I agree with Backhurtz, being with this Dr. for so long I would think she would be letting all her patients know this with plenty of time to help...
Board: Pain Management 01-06-2013, 06:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,668
Posted By Ilovemycutedog
Re: New State, New PM, New Meds... sigh

And just FYI but the therapeutic levels for Neurontin/Gabapentin is from 1400mg all the way up to 3600mg...Most Drs. will always start you on a low dosage and then go up. If you are still only on...
Board: Pain Management 01-06-2013, 05:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,164
Posted By Ilovemycutedog
Re: How to ask Dr. for narcotic pain meds without acetaminophen.

It's usually the liver that is affected by overuse of Acetaminophen...so I would go and get some testing done to get a baseline for your kidneys as you are taking so many other supplements and it...
Board: Arachnoiditis 01-06-2013, 05:36 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,755
Posted By Ilovemycutedog
Re: hurt myself

Hi there...

Just wanted to say that most Lidocaine "trigger point" injections contain Epinephrine in them. This is what is causing your heart to race...

You need to let your Dr. know about this...
Board: Arachnoiditis 12-19-2012, 12:27 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,755
Posted By Ilovemycutedog
Re: hurt myself

Sorry to hear about your pain levels. That is great that your Dr. prescribed the Medrol dose pack...Hopefully with rest, ice, and your medications it will help calm things back down.

I have 3,...
Board: Pain Management 12-15-2012, 01:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 802
Posted By Ilovemycutedog
Re: Patient Assistance Programs

That is interesting that your Dr. can prescribe controlled substances (Schedule 2) but can't accept them to his office???

There are only 3 options when it comes to all the prescription assistance...
Board: Pain Management 12-08-2012, 05:49 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 8,092
Posted By Ilovemycutedog
Re: Pain management doctors

Wishing you luck! I'll be praying for good results..
Board: Chronic Pain 12-08-2012, 05:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 622
Posted By Ilovemycutedog
Re: Oxycodone 40 MG ER ?

The original version/patent of OxyContin by Purdue Pharma will expire in April 2013. The new version/patent doesn't run out until 2025.

Purdue has 16 patent-infringement lawsuits pending against...
Board: Pain Management 12-02-2012, 06:48 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 8,092
Posted By Ilovemycutedog
Re: Pain management doctors

Thank you for sharing your story!...I'm just so sad that it didn't work out for you:(...

I am praying for you to find some answers on where to go from here!
Board: Pain Management 12-02-2012, 04:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,199
Posted By Ilovemycutedog
Re: No Relief for Chronic Kidney Stones

I guess I still don't see how they would still cover it through the ER as a pre-existing condition as it's not always a "life or death" situation with a kidney stone so it seems the insurance company...
Board: Pain Management 12-02-2012, 03:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,199
Posted By Ilovemycutedog
Re: No Relief for Chronic Kidney Stones

I guess I've just not heard of this previously as I have quite a few friends who have chronic issues with kidney stones and see a Nephrologist (they are a medical kidney disease specialist). Their...
Board: Pain Management 12-02-2012, 02:53 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 8,092
Posted By Ilovemycutedog
Re: Pain management doctors

Hmm....the two friends who recently got pumps put in were both on Fentanyl patches....so I'm not sure that has anything to do with it as they both had trials. Usually the pain pump isn't done until...
Board: General Health 12-02-2012, 02:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,459
Posted By Ilovemycutedog
Re: Doctor Error on called in Rx! What should I do?

It's ok....I understand...

This is why I keep saying that it may be best to just call them and explain it all....This way it looks really good on your end that you are coming forward to say what...
Board: Pain Management 12-02-2012, 02:05 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 8,092
Posted By Ilovemycutedog
Re: Pain management doctors

I've been having the same issue with duplicate posts every time I hit post....

Thanks for sharing more...I guess that makes sense that they would do the surgery at the same time...but the main...
Board: General Health 12-02-2012, 01:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,459
Posted By Ilovemycutedog
Re: Doctor Error on called in Rx! What should I do?

So you still have the one bottle left (you mention reading from it today)...does this have any medication left in it?

As I mentioned...the main thing that can happen is that your medical chart is...
Board: Pain Management 12-02-2012, 01:33 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 8,092
Posted By Ilovemycutedog
Re: Pain management doctors

Hi Gmak....

Yep...that is why I was curious about lginfla not having any type of trial when they had their pump originally put in...(It is removed now if I read everything correctly)....I have...
Board: General Health 12-02-2012, 01:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,459
Posted By Ilovemycutedog
Re: Doctor Error on called in Rx! What should I do?

The only thing that favors your side is that it will show that the Nurse called in both prescriptions and that the two Pharmacies filled the medications and they both went through your insurance.......
Board: Pain Management 12-02-2012, 12:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,841
Posted By Ilovemycutedog
Re: My Pain Management nurse mad a huge mistake and I don't know what to do

Thanks for the update...Glad to hear that you handle things so well despite all the frustration...I really think that will come back in a good way later on...

Hope you are having a great Sunday:)
Board: General Health 12-02-2012, 12:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,459
Posted By Ilovemycutedog
Re: Doctor Error on called in Rx! What should I do?

Noo.....no one is going to come and arrest you. That is only done when someone has forged a Drs. signature or tampered with the prescriptions themselves...Or if someone is caught taking someone...
Board: Pain Management 12-02-2012, 12:23 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 8,092
Posted By Ilovemycutedog
Re: Pain management doctors

Hi there...I've been following this thread so I am hopeful for you that the trial goes really well for you coming up on the 10th!

If you are doing "ok" with only 7.5 Hydrocodones right now...then...
Board: General Health 12-02-2012, 11:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,459
Posted By Ilovemycutedog
Re: Doctor Error on called in Rx! What should I do?

Unfortunately it could still cause problems down the line with you being "flagged" by the Prescription Monitoring System the next time you see a Dr. or try to get any medication...So you may not know...
Board: Pain Management 12-02-2012, 11:26 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,199
Posted By Ilovemycutedog
Re: No Relief for Chronic Kidney Stones

Appreciate you sharing more...

Could you explain a bit how your insurance works where they cover all the ER visits but won't cover a visit to a Urologist or Nephrologist? I've never heard of this...
Board: General Health 12-02-2012, 11:14 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,459
Posted By Ilovemycutedog
Re: Doctor Error on called in Rx! What should I do?

Hi there...

Since all of this happened within a three week period...it's all about what the instructions are on the actual bottle...Like take x amount per day and how long each one was supposed to...
Board: Chronic Pain 11-30-2012, 12:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 670
Posted By Ilovemycutedog
Re: Hi, i'm another newbie

Thanks for sharing more....

But the way you write that your PM Dr. is still practicing but he is only doing non narcotics makes it seem like he had an issue with the state or DEA and lost his...
Board: Pain Management 11-30-2012, 10:46 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,199
Posted By Ilovemycutedog
Re: No Relief for Chronic Kidney Stones

I think what you don't realize is that the reason it is so hard to get pain meds at times is because people are doing things illegally all the time. Just like yourself...you seem to not even be...
Board: Pain Management 11-30-2012, 10:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,344
Posted By Ilovemycutedog
Re: Pain Management

Just FYI but the Lortab, Norco, and Vicodin actually have Hydrocodone as the opiate and then the Acetaminophen in them...

I think that you wrote in another post that it was codeine....Truly not...
Board: Chronic Pain 11-30-2012, 09:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 670
Posted By Ilovemycutedog
Re: Hi, i'm another newbie

Hi there...Welcome to the boards...

Sorry to hear of your pain issues...

So are you saying your PM is not practicing anymore? Not sure what you mean by the insurance companies driving him...
Board: Pain Management 11-30-2012, 09:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,401
Posted By Ilovemycutedog
Re: switched from Vicodin to Norco

Hi there...

Since the FDA has put recommendations to lessen the amount of Acetaminophen in each pill to 325mg....they are phasing out the use of all the old ones that contained 500mg or higher......
Board: Pain Management 11-28-2012, 07:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 641
Posted By Ilovemycutedog
Re: Pain Meds

Just FYI so you can learn about the medications you are taking (and I'm not trying to be snarky...truly trying to help as I think it's good we all know what medicine we take:)) the 500mg amount is...
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